Miriam Laura Leonardi

Road to All Stars

Vernissage 15/02 at 6.00pm

Every Saturday and Sunday from 17/02 to 10/03/2024

Miriam Laura Leonardi studied photography at Les Gobelins, l’École de l’Image, in Paris and received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of the Arts, Zurich. Her multidisciplinary work has recently been shown at Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles (2023), Kunsthalle Zürich (2023), Jenny’s New York (2022), CAPC Bordeaux (2022), Swiss Institute New York (2022), MAH Geneva (2022), Centre d’art contemporain Geneva (2021), Galerie Maria Bernheim (2021), Kunsthalle Bern (2020), Centre Culturel Suisse (2019), Bel Ami Los Angeles (2018), Kunsthalle Fri Art (2018), among others. She has received the Prix Mobilière 2021, the Swiss Art Awards 2017 and the Kadist Production Grant 2015 and she was a fellow of several residency programs, including the Studio of the South led by Laura Owens for Luma Foundation in Arles, the Swiss Institute New York, Gasworks in London and the Istituto Svizzero in Rome. Miriam has been tutor of video art in the Bachelor of Fine Arts at ECAL in Lausanne since 2019 and currently runs the project Photography Exhibit! in her atelier in Zurich after co-initiating the art space Adar in a grocery shop in Zurich Wiedikon beforehand. Texts about her work have been published in Artforum, Texte zur Kunst, Phaidon’s Prime: Art’s Next Generation 2022, Cura Magazine, T Le Temps Magazine, Visionaire World Magazineand T Magazine NY Times. 

For her exhibition at All stars she will present a new multi-channel video installation with a commissioned soundtrack by NoSo.

With the support of La Mobilière, Fondation Leenaards, Kanton Zürich et ProHelvetia

Text by Sabrina Tarasoff